Anthracite Triathlon 2014

Event Date

Sun, Jul 20, 2014


Jim Thorpe, PA

About This Activity

The course consists of a 1.5K swim in Mauch Chunk Lake, a challenging 40K partially-closed bike course through small anthracite coal region towns and a 10K run on the historic Switchback Trail.

Event schedule and times

Saturday, July 19th 2014
8:00 AM       8:30 AM Youth Splash & Dash Athlete Check In

9:00 AM 1st wave of Youth Splash & Dash begins
12:00PM - 4:00PMPacket pick-up at Mauch Chunk Lake Park, Jim Thorpe, PA
2:00PM Course talk - Participants are strongly encouraged to attend
4:00PM Course talk - Participants are strongly encouraged to attendNote:  Before 

Sunday, July 20th 2014
5:30AM  6:30AMPacket pick-up at Mauch Chunk Lake Park

5:45AM Transition area opens at Mauch Chunk Lake Park. Athletes must place all gear in transition area for both safety and security.
6:45AM Transition area closed
6:55AM National Anthem
7:00AM Age group race starts.  Each wave will be 5 minutes apart.  Wave assignments will be given at check-in.  Swim course closes 1 hour after last wave start.
10:00AM Bike course closes **park road open to traffic**
11:30PM Run course closes~
11:30PM Awards ceremony and raffle at the Koch/Wildoner Pavilion, Mauch Chunk Lake Park.  Refreshments will be provided to participants.  Awards ceremony will begin immediately after the last finisher completes the race.*Roads inside the park are closed to vehicile traffic from 

7:15 - 10:00a.m. Please do not have spectators arrive at the park during this time, as the gates are still closed, and arriving spectator vehicles can tie up the park entrance.
*Athletes and spectators arriving prior to 7:15 pay no park admission, but spectators and family arriving later in the day will be charged the park entrance fee.  Park gates open at 10a.m. for the regular public

Thank you again for supporting our Hazleton YMCA/YWCA'S Competitive events.  Proceeds from these races helps support competitive swimming at the Hazleton Y.
-Rob Gould

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